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Old 11-30-2005, 11:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can a power supply simply die out after a certain length of time. Do PSU's wear out and die without adding new hardware to bog it down? I think my PSU is going out. Thanks.

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PSU's have a rated life, some are 100,000 Hours, depending on load and how much they are used they will die, its just a matter of time.

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Old 11-30-2005, 11:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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PSU's usually have a lifespan according to how much you pay to get it. you pay a lot for a PSU, it'll last a long time. you buy a cheap one, it won't last long.
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Old 12-01-2005, 05:55 PM   #4 (permalink)
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One of my computers ran on a $20 PSU for two and a half years with no problems at all, and even then I threw it away while it still worked. Haha. Ain't that luck?
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